Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 66-16803
Incident number: 671005051ACD Accident case number: 671005051 Total loss or fatality Accident
Unit: 227 CAB 1 CAV
Number killed in accident = 4 . . Injured = 1 . . Passengers = 1
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Army Aviation Safety Center database. Also: OPERA (Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory
P WO1 BOWEN RALPH EDWARD KIA
P WO1 PHIPPS DONALD RAY KIA
CE PFC UDING STANLEY ROY KIA
G CPL HOLZ GARY LEROY INJ
Passengers and/or other participants:
NO NAME, DNI, D
This aircraft was in formation on final approach. At approximately 100 feet altitude, the aircraft pitched up to 90 degrees nose high attitude, rolled right, crashed, and burned. Suspect outer ring failure.
This record was last updated on 09/20/1998
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